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Windows 7: Windows Firewall - can not untick the box in the Private column

10 Mar 2012   #1
King Mustard

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Windows Firewall - can not untick the box in the Private column

I am in Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Firewall\Allowed Programs (Windows 7).

I have found the file I wish I block from accessing the Internet in the list.

I can not untick the box in the 'Home/Work (Private)' column.

This means it's allowed to access the Internet, I believe.

Any idea why I can't untick the box?


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10 Mar 2012   #2
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Top right of columns click on "Change settings", then you should be able to check something.

Allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall

Understanding Windows Firewall settings
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10 Mar 2012   #3
King Mustard

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flatiron View Post
Top right of columns click on "Change settings", then you should be able to check something.

Allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall

Understanding Windows Firewall settings
I opened Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

I set Inbound and Outbound connections both to Allow (for Domain, Private and Public profiles).

I then created a new Outbound rule for the file.

Worked a treat (Y)

Many thanks!
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10 Mar 2012   #4
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Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

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